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Breaking Stories in Higher Ed


  • From Great Expectations to a New Pragmatism

    Changing the perception of IT's role can lead to more productive campus conversations.

  • GWU Ups Investment in Help Desk Support

    The George Washington University's Division of Information Technology recently unveiled a 24/7 help desk to assist the institution's community with issues that include password and access problems, hardware setbacks, and software incompatibility challenges. The Washington, DC-based university's new IT Support Center opened in June 2011 and serves as an extension of its existing IT support offerings.

  • Purdue Builds Top-100 Supercomputer on Unreleased Chips

    Purdue University is home to one of the fastest supercomputers in the country and the 54th most powerful in the world, according to the international list. The twist is that the system uses Intel chips that haven't been released to market yet and aren't expected until next March.

  • Santa Clara University Takes Ridesharing Social

    Santa Clara University (SCU) has established a private online ridesharing network to help students, faculty, and staff share commutes or one-time road trips.


Professional Resources

  • The Impact of 3D Technology in Education
    Sponsored by: Xpand
    This free white paper share results of studies conducted among schools incorporating 3D curriculum in education; explains the positive outcomes 3D technology generates like, high retention rates and student excitement; and provides instruction on how easy it is to implement 3D in the classroom.

  • Cut Costs & Improve Data Access with Virtual Storage
    Sponsored by: Dell
    Learn how American University slashed the time and cost of storage management up to 80% utilizing virtualization.

  • 4 Best Practices for Building Campus Wi-Fi
    Sponsored by: Brocade
    Find out what the experts recommend on structuring an open, yet secure high-speed wireless infrastructure on campus.